South Korea is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia under Gwanggaeto the Great. Its capital, Seoul, is a major global city and half of South Korea's over 51 million people live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fourth largest metropolitan economy in the world.
Brazil aims to conclude free trade agreements between the South American free trade bloc Mercosur and Singapore and South Korea by next year, as it also eyes deals with several other Asian countries, a.. Reuters - Published
Long-time foes North and South Korea played a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, their first football match in the North in 30 years, but no fans were allowed in the stands and Pyongyang refused to.. Reuters - Published
South Korean carmaker Hyundai said it plans to invest 41 trillion won ($35 billion) in mobility and other auto technologies by 2025, part of which will be directed to an ambitious effort to become more..
Teenage activist Greta Thunberg spearheaded a climate change strike on Friday in Montreal where U.N. aviation leaders are gathering to debate plane emission targets, as protesters around the world join..
South Korea's farms are on high alert after the first case of swine fever was found there. Now officials hope to avoid the fate of China, where hundreds of millions of hogs could be lost. David Pollard..
Video shot late Sunday night shows a Coast Guard helicopter aircrew hoisting crewmembers from the stricken cargo vessel, Golden Ray as it listed in waters off the Georgia coast. Rough cut (no reporter..
Samsung has confirmed that its delayed Galaxy Fold will finally go on sale on Friday in South Korea, and other countries including the UK in the weeks that follow. The Korean firm said it had improved..
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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Pyongyang is ready for dialogue and confrontation with the U.S. According to Reuters, he warned Washington that continued sanctions wouldn’t be the right..
Long-time foes North and South Korea played a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, their first football match in the North in 30 years, but fans were left in the dark with Pyongyang refusing to broadcast.. Reuters - Published
South Korea has displayed the first full-size mock-up of the KF-X fighter jet it is developing with Indonesia, after officials said the program passed key design reviews in September. Reuters - Published
South Korean football fans will be left in the dark as their national team play in North Korea for the first time in 30 years on Tuesday, with Pyongyang refusing to broadcast the World Cup qualifier.. Reuters - Published
South Korean Justice Minister Cho Kuk, mired in a corruption scandal involving his family, resigned on Monday after just over a month on the job, saying his appointment had become a political burden.. Reuters - Published
South Korea's newly appointed Justice Minister Cho Kuk, mired in a corruption scandal involving his family, announced he is stepping down, after a little over a month in the position. Reuters - Published
South Korea's prime minister plans to visit Japan next week in what would be the highest-level trip since Japan imposed export curbs in a deepening trade and diplomatic row, officials said on Sunday. Reuters - Published
A growing corruption scandal involving a newly-appointed justice minister is bringing South Koreans from both ends of the political spectrum into the streets in numbers rarely seen since protests.. Reuters - Published
North Korea fired a missile off its east coast on Wednesday that South Korea said may have been launched from a submarine, a day after it announced the resumption of talks with the United States aimed.. Reuters - Published
North Korea fired at least one missile off its east coast on Wednesday that South Korea said may have been launched from a submarine, a day after it announced the resumption of talks with the United.. Reuters - Published
North Korea carried out at least one more projectile launch on Wednesday, the South Korean military and Japanese officials said, a day after North Korea announced it will hold working-level talks with.. Reuters - Published
South Korean fighter jets flew a patrol on Tuesday over islands at the center of a bitter dispute with Japan, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said at an event marking the founding of his nation's.. Reuters - Published
Japan has protested the patrol flight by South Korean fighter jets over islands at the center of a bitter dispute with Seoul, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday, citing Japan's foreign ministry. Reuters - Published
A South Korean fighter jet conducted a patrol flight over islands at the center of a territorial dispute with Japan, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday, the latest escalation of a.. Reuters - Published
South Korea showcased newly acquired F-35 stealth fighter jets to mark Armed Forces Day on Tuesday as President Moon Jae-in tries to allay concerns that his policy of engagement with North Korea may be.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in held a summit in New York on Monday to discuss plans to restart U.S.-North Korea talks, as Seoul's spy agency said the.. Reuters - Published
South Korea will not participate in Japan's naval fleet review in November, it said on Tuesday, as it had not been invited to a display its navy joined when the event was last held four years ago. Reuters - Published
North Korea and the United States could resume working-level talks aimed at dismantling the North's nuclear and missile programs within two to three weeks, South Korean lawmakers briefed by a spy.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart held a summit in New York on Monday to discuss plans to restart U.S.-North Korea talks, as the allies prepare for talks in Seoul on sharing.. Reuters - Published
Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has requested help from South Korea to strengthen the country's air defense system after attacks on two oil plants initially halved the country's oil.. Reuters - Published
The deputy speaker of South Korea's parliament joined a growing band of politicians on Wednesday who have shaved their heads in a protest against a new justice minister whose family is being.. Reuters - Published
Japan on Wednesday said South Korea's decision to remove Tokyo's fast-track trade status without sufficient explanation was "regrettable", as a diplomatic and trade row between the two Asian neighbors.. Reuters - Published